Berlin CDU chief: have to bring party wings together


Berlin (dpa / bb) – After the election of Armin Laschet as the new CDU federal chairman, congratulations come from Berlin. “I’m looking forward to our continued cooperation,” said CDU country chief Kai Wegner on Saturday. “Now it is important to bring all the wings of the party together: the conservative, the liberal and the social.

 The n the CDU is strong. “


 The  North Rhine-Westphalian Prime Minister Laschet had recently been elected as the new CDU chairman. He prevailed against the former Union parliamentary group leader Friedrich Merz and foreign politician Norbert Röttgen at a digital federal party conference.

Merz and Röttgen had “initiated important debates in the party” in the past few weeks, Wegner said. “For me you are still among the leaders our party needs. I would like both of them to join Armin Laschet’s team as team players. “


 The  Berlin CDU chief spoke in his statement of an exciting and fair competition. A year ago he spoke out in favor of Merz as federal chairman. Wegner has headed the Berlin regional association since 2019. ©

 The  member of the Bundestag wants to run as the CDU top candidate in the next parliamentary election.

Tweet from CDU country chief Kai Wegner

Regional association of the Berlin CDU

Kai Wegner on Facebook

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Berlin CDU chief bring party wings


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